Lululemon appoints Kourtney Gibson to board of directors

November 20, 2020 - Canada

Lululemon athletica, a healthy lifestyle inspired athletic apparel company for yoga, running and most other sweaty pursuits, has announced the appointment of Kourtney Gibson to serve on its board of directors, effective immediately. Gibson is president of Loop Capital Markets, a privately held investment banking, brokerage, and advisory firms.
 
After joining the company as an intern more than 20 years ago, Gibson has held various roles at the firm, including spearheading its global equity division for more than a decade.
 
“Gibson is an accomplished business leader with an impressive track record of identifying high-growth opportunities for her clients,” Glenn Murphy, chairman of the board, said in a press release. “We are counting on her to bring powerful consumer and market insights to our CEO and senior management team. On behalf of the entire board of directors, I am pleased to welcome Gibson to the Lululemon family.”
 
“Lululemon is a unique brand with an impressive growth runway. I’m excited to join the board of directors to support the brand’s strategic vision and to help build upon the momentum in the business,” Gibson said.
 
Gibson received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BBA from the University of Miami. She is on the boards of MarketAxess Holdings, a global financial technology company, as well as the University of Miami, Viterbo University, and various non-profit Boards. She is a member of the Treasury Market Practices Group sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Economic Club of Chicago.